Gladwyne is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,059 people and just one neighborhood, Gladwyne is the 293rd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Real Estate Prices
Gladwyne home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Gladwyne real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Gladwyne is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 98.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Gladwyne is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gladwyne who work in management occupations (18.71%), healthcare (18.66%) and business and financial occupations (11.05%).
Of important note, Gladwyne is also a town of artists. Gladwyne has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Gladwyne’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.23% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Gladwyne is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.